Designed in 1909 by the famed Prairie School architect George W. Maher, this extraordinary estate is set in a private park-like setting on an appx 14,735 square foot corner lot in landmarked Hutchinson Street district. Maher's masterful design is evident in the exterior with its horizontal cream-colored brick, hip-style slate roof and limestone front steps flanked by lions. The appx 64-foot- wide versatile floorplan offers 5 bedrooms, 5 full and 2 half baths. Arch "Motif-Rhythm", the architect's signature style, is repeated in decorative elements throughout the home. As you enter, you are greeted by the central mahogany wood staircase with stunning original stained-glass windows. The living and dining rooms feature superb mahogany paneling and gas fireplaces with marble surrounds. The dining room includes an alarmed silver closet and a butler's pantry with an original nickel sink and floor-to-ceiling cabinets. A sun-drenched 2-story solarium with a skylight opens to a back yard and bluestone patio. The family room has a skylight, 16-foot ceilings and a lofted library. It connects to the solarium through 2 arched doorways. A formal office boasts original backlit, leaded glass bookshelves. Modern conveniences include DeGiulio custom kitchen with a skylight and a breakfast room. The kitchen is equipped with professional grade appliances: 48-inch SubZero, 48-inch Wolf 6-burner range, a Dacor warming drawer, Miele dishwashers and SubZero freezer drawers and wine cooler. Renovated with no expense spared, the fabulous master suite includes an inviting sitting room with a mahogany gas fireplace and a true spa-like master bath. The bath is impressive - it features Carrara marble slabs, a steam room, whirlpool tub, double vanity, heated floors and towel warmers. Custom closets and a dressing area with make up vanity complete this amazing bath. Four secondary bedrooms are located on the 2nd and 3rd floors; two of four include ensuite baths. A semi-finished basement is comprised of a recreation room, exercise room, laundry/utility room and abundant storage. Access to a four-car attached garage is provided through a breezeway connected to the kitchen or through the basement. All mechanicals and wiring have been updated. The home is located two blocks from Lincoln Park, Lake Shore Drive and Lake Michigan with beaches, golf course, yachting and water sports. Convenient transportation to shopping, fine dining, symphony, opera, various universities, saddle and cycle club, Bernard Zell Anshe Emet day school, and Francis W. Parker school.